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SubjectRe: [Linux-fbdev-devel] [PATCH] Framebuffer: 2nd try: client notification mecanism & PM
Hi.

Would this play well with the suspend process itself displaying output?
(Eg progress, errors...).

Regards,

Nigel

On Fri, 2003-08-08 at 01:32, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Thu, 2003-08-07 at 12:03, Pavel Machek wrote:
>
> > I believe solution to this is simple: always switch to kernel-owned
> > console during suspend. (swsusp does it, there's patch for S3 to do
> > the same). That way, Xfree (or qtopia or whoever) should clean up
> > after themselves and leave the console to the kernel. (See
> > kernel/power/console.c)
>
> I admit I quite like this solution. It would also help displaying
> something sane (blank, pattern, whatever) on screen during driver
> teardown instead of the junk left by X...
>
> I'll look into including that switch into my pmac code as well
> and see if it works properly in all cases (I think so). Also,
> recent DRI CVS finally has working suspend/resume (works on
> console switch too).
>
> Ben.
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